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Texas sports fall preview

Texas sports fall preview In his first season at Texas, Strong went a disappointing 7–6, and, in the Texas Bowl against Arkansas, the Longhorns received a 31–7 drubbing courtesy of the Razorbacks. Strong looks to improve on last year, but questions surround the Longhorns' … Read more on UT The Daily Texan Barnes out as UT men's basketball coach Despite being ranked in the nation's Top 10 multiple times, the Longhorns never returned to the Sweet 16. Two years ago, they missed their only NCAA tournament under Barnes, and this season, they barely made it into the field before losing to Butler in … Read more on mySanAntonio.com (blog) Longhorns zeroing in on Shaka Smart for men's basketball coaching gig AUSTIN – Texas has identified the man it wants to be the Longhorns' next men's basketball coach. Now the question is whether the feeling is mutual. UT sources confirmed Wednesday that athletic director Steve Patterson has zeroed in on Virginia … Read more on Chron.com ESPN, MVC Announce Extensive Agreement CHICAGO – ESPN and the Missouri Valley Conference have announced a 10-year extension to their current media rights agreement that will provide increased coverage of conference events across ESPN platforms through the 2023-24 academic year. Read more on...

Sports on the Air for March 14

Sports on the Air for March 14 Mid-Eastern Athletic championship, noon, ESPN2. ▫ Atlantic 10 semifinals, 12:30 p.m., 3 p.m., CBSSN. ▫ American Athletic semifinal, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., ESPN2. ▫ Conference USA championship, 2:30 p.m., FS1. ▫ Big 12 championship, 5 p.m., ESPN, WHB (810 AM). Read more on Kansas City Star Holcomb's 'dead-eye' Merz leads way That's just what happened to Christian Merz, and for the Holcomb Longhorns, it was just the needed shot in the arm that propelled them to a 77-60 victory Friday over Osawatomie in the semifinals of the Class 4A-II state tournament at Hartman Arena in … Read more on Hutchinson...

Sports on the Air for Feb. 21

Sports on the Air for Feb. 21 … Ch. 27 on Google Fiber; Longhorn Network – The Longhorn Network is Ch. 611 or 1611 on AT&T U-Verse, Ch. 230 on Google Fiber; PAC-12 – Pac 12 Network is Ch. 375 on Time Warner, Ch. 759-761 on AT&T U-Verse, Ch. 413 on Dish Network, Ch. 231 on … Read more on Kansas City Star Share “Oklahoma basketball: Sooners can't relax…” Oklahoma's Buddy Hield (24) celebrates play in the first half as the University of Oklahoma Sooner (OU) men play the Texas Longhorns (TU) in NCAA, college basketball at The Lloyd Noble Center on Feb. 17, 2015 in Norman, Okla. Photo by Steve Sisney, … Read more on NewsOK.com Is There Still Hope for Texas Longhorns Basketball? Yes, the Texas Longhorns basketball team did lose to Oklahoma on Tuesday night. The Sooners swept the season series. Texas couldn't … How do your two big men get on the court for a combined 19 minutes? Barnes needs to find a way to incorporate these … Read more on Hook ‘Em...
The Cost of Playing College Sports without Disability Insurance

The Cost of Playing College Sports without Disability Insurance...

Ontario, CA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Win at all costs seems to be the motto for college football. The sport itself is a major moneymaker for schools and yet most student athletes don’t have career ending disability insurance coverage. According to The Atlantic, those that do generally purchase disability insurance, have permanent total disability, which means they would have to be permanently disabled without a hope of playing again to ever receive a dime from those policies (The $ 5 Million Question: The Atlantic, 11 April, 2013). It was reported that Steve Spurrier, head football coach for the University of South Carolina Gamecocks, tried to publicly shame one of his players, Jadeveon Clowney, for refusing to play due to an injury (The end of an era for Mack Brown and the Texas Longhorns: Grantland, 16 December, 2013). This brings to mind how much pressure is placed on these young men. Since they are not paid a salary for their contribution to the sport, their only hope of making it into the pros is to play well and play often on the chance they’ll be drafted. Frank N. Darras, America’s lawyer to the pros, comments on college sports and the role of disability insurance: “College athletes should take the opportunity to talk with an insurance expert to see what options are available. Injuries in sports like football are common and could mean the end of a possible career...

Sports Betting Coverage–NFL Pro Football and College Football Sports Picks Highlight September Tony T’s Sports Bets Sports Betting Coverage on Gamblers Television...

Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) September 3, 2008 Join Tony T as he breaks down the big NFL and College Football TV games on Tony T’s Sports Bets TV Show airing 7 days a week on http://gamblerstelevision.com Here are a few of the big TV games Tony T will break down from a sports betting perspective with sports odds from sportsbooks on this months series of shows. The NFL Football season begins and College Football has opened with plenty of non-conference NCAA Football action. The NFL Football season begins on Thursday September 4th as the defending Super Bowl Champion New York Giants host the Washington Redskins. The Dallas Cowboys will make a serious run for the title this season and open at the Cleveland Browns. A battle in the NFC South as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers travel to face Drew Brees, Reggie Bush and the New Orleans Saints. A physical hard-hitting AFC South battle as the Jacksonville Jaguars travel to face Vince Young and the Tennessee Titans. Week 2 in the NFL has some interesting matchups as Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts travel to face the good defense of the Minnesota Vikings. The New England Patriots behind Tom Brady travel to face Bret Favre and the New York Jets. A key AFC West battle as the San Diego Chargers travel to take on the Denver Broncos in a late afternoon NFL week 2 contest. And to keep up...